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PS2 Review: 'Maximo - Ghosts To Glory'

by The Cookie Snatcher on March 14, 2002 @ 10:42 p.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Today we take a look at Capcom's "Maximo: Ghosts to Glory", an all new 3-D action adventure game for the PS2. In this original creation from Capcom, players control the fate of the gallant hero Maximo who returns home to find his kingdom in shambles. Not only is the countryside filled with hordes of the roaming undead thanks to his once trusted adviser Achille, but the scoundrel has imprisoned four beautiful sorceresses and forced Maximo's beloved, Sophia to marry him. Maximo must even confront the Grim Reaper himself as Achille's actions create havoc resounding throughout the underworld. Presented in a playful setting, Maximo must rescue the four sorceresses, restore good to the kingdom, kick Achille's butt and get back his girl.

'Le Mans 24 Hours' Races To The PC

by Rainier on March 14, 2002 @ 9:23 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Infogrames is proud to announce that after the huge success of Le Mans 24 Hours on the Sony PS2 and Dreamcast, this legendary endurance race comes to the PC in June 2002.

Digital Reality Announces New Game - Screens

by Rainier on March 14, 2002 @ 9:12 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Digital Reality is working on a yet unnamed tactical realtime strategy game. It is scheduled for release late 2002 and will be published by MonteCristo. We were able to obtain a few screens and once you seen those .. you will have to agree this looks like a very promising game with beautiful graphics. We WILL keep you posted!

Activision Unleashes 'Lost Kingdoms' On The Gamecube

by Rainier on March 14, 2002 @ 6:14 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Activision, Inc. is taking gamers on a mysterious journey to confront a malevolent force that threatens the future of the world in Lost Kingdoms, the first real-time action RPG for the GameCube. Partnering with premier Japanese software publisher and developer FromSoftware, Inc., Activision will publish Lost Kingdoms worldwide excluding Japan, Korea, and China. The game will be available this spring and carries a “T” (Teen) rating for comic mischief and violence from the ESRB.

An Advertising Campaign To Die For

by Rainier on March 14, 2002 @ 5:55 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Commercial messages are set to appear on gravestones across the UK as the first advertising campaign to take place on memorial plaques is today announced by video games company Acclaim Entertainment. Tombstone advertising will form a key element of the marketing campaign for its ShadowMan: 2econd Coming game being released this week on PlayStation 2.

'Dragon Throne' Goes Gold

by Rainier on March 14, 2002 @ 5:34 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Strategy First and Object Software are pleased to announce that Dragon Throne: Battle of Red Cliffs has gone gold and will ship to stores nationwide on March 26th, 2002.

Silent Storm Unveiled

by Thomas on March 14, 2002 @ 5:02 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Nival Interactive today tossed up the first info (russian) and screens from their upcoming WWII 3d turn-based strategy game, Silent Storm.

TOCA Race Driver New Level Of Excellence

by Thomas on March 14, 2002 @ 3:01 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Codemasters' TOCA Race Driver* development team are about to showcase a new level of excellence in game production values, as action movie production methods are integrated into character and scene creation, for this dynamic and gritty racing game.

Game Boy Advance Goes Platinum

by Thomas on March 14, 2002 @ 2:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Since its June 2001 debut, more than 5 million Game Boy Advance hardware systems have been sold in North America, making it the most successful new hardware introduction ever. To celebrate the first anniversary of America's favorite boy wonder, Nintendo is releasing a limited edition, platinum-colored Game Boy Advance on June 3, 2002, with a suggested retail price of $79.95.

BARBARIAN - Facts, Features & Screens

by Thomas on March 14, 2002 @ 1:12 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Wield an enormous chopper against scantily clad Amazons in the PlayStation 2's first four-player beat-'em-up. Live by the sword and die by the sword. Or be crushed by a bloody great stone pillar this June in Barbarian on PlayStation 2.

New Blitzkrieg Pics

by Thomas on March 14, 2002 @ 10:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The development of the new upcoming real time strategy title of RTS cradle CDV Software Entertainment AG, Blitzkrieg, is advancing fast and steadily! Nival Interactive document this development stage with new pics portraying the different nations with their respective equipment in the game. For a look at the screens, click here.

Grom is back!!!

by Thomas on March 14, 2002 @ 10:50 a.m. PST | Filed under News

News right out of Tibet! Developers Rebel Mind received pics from colonel Grom himself, who currently is in his preparations at the training camp in Tibet. Check out these new screens here!

Ultima Online: Lord Blackthorn's Revenge - Movie

by Thomas on March 14, 2002 @ 10:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ultima Online: Lord Blackthorn's Revenge will offer both the new and current player a host of new and exciting features significantly expanding the depth of the experience offered in the game world.. Today GamesDomain tossed up a 10 MB big promo movie from Lord Blackthorn's Revenge. Grab it here.

Xbox Goes Global

by Thomas on March 14, 2002 @ 10:13 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Microsoft Corp. today announced that the future-generation Xbox video game system has landed in Europe and Australia. With Xbox already on store shelves in the United States, Canada and Japan, it's time for the Xbox generation in Europe and Australia to get a taste of the superior graphics and amazing games that Xbox has to offer.

Tom Clancy's 'Ghost Recon : Desert Siege' Goes Gold

by Rainier on March 14, 2002 @ 10:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

We already mentioned this a week ago but now its official. Ubi Soft Entertainment and Red Storm Entertainment are pleased to announce that Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon : Desert Siege, has gone gold. Desert Siege is the mission pack for the 2001 PC Gamer U.S. and IGNPC Game of the year Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon.

Broken Sword: The Shadow of the Templars Ships (GBA)

by Thomas on March 14, 2002 @ 8:56 a.m. PST | Filed under News

BAM! Entertainment today announced that it has begun shipping Broken Sword: The Shadow of the Templars for the Game Boy Advance to stores this week. An engrossing and addictive graphic-adventure game based on the hugely successful PC and PlayStation series, Broken Sword: The Shadow of the Templars was developed by the York-based Revolution Studios.